Jan Michael Gaviola was born and raised in Manila, Philippines. He has a degree in Biochemistry and masteral degree in Curriculum studies from the University of the Philippines-Diliman. At present he is taking Diploma in Public Management also from UP Diliman. He is serving as full-time faculty member and middle administrator at the School of St. Anthony. He is a consultant and project lead of Investors in People for Jobstart Life Skills Training Program. Michael is the co-founder of AspireforPH, a social enterprise that aims to train and empower the youth to become leaders of their own community. Michael is an advocate of inclusive education. He believes that students regardless of their disability should receive quality and equitable education. He drafted an action plan on how to evaluate and monitor the inclusion procedures in Philippine schools. Michael published 7 science textbook, 4 of which will be launched in 2020.